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Country of Origin: Switzerland


The Skyguard is a Swiss-made fire-control radar that can direct up to four air defense gun mounts and missile launchers, especially the Oerlikon 35-mm air defense gun and Sparrow or Aspide air defense missiles (see separate database entries). It succeeded the Fledermaus system in production.

The Skyguard, as does the Fledermaus, has both radar and optical tracking capabilities; it also adds digital computers for signal processing and integration. The system is housed in a...

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